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Q&A with Futurist Jason Silva

Q&A with Futurist Jason Silva

Added Mar 16, 2012 at 07:20PM EDT by Don.

Futurist, filmmaker and techno-optimist Jason Silva spoke with Know Your Meme about inspiring awe, the singularity and what is in store for the Internet in the future.

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Monthly Review: February 2012

Monthly Review: February 2012

Added Mar 02, 2012 at 01:00PM EST by Brad.

In this month’s issue: When Did This Become Hotter Than This, Facebook Parenting, Facebook University Meme Pages, What People Think I Do vs. What I Really Do, Angelina Jolie’s Leg at the Oscars and more!

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Internet Science Field Report: The Defensive Internet

Internet Science Field Report: The Defensive Internet

Added Feb 21, 2012 at 12:59PM EST by Mike.

The Internet has plenty of stuff to be afraid of--from lawmakers and copyright holders to Chuck Norris and Bono--but what about itself? Recent SOPA and ACTA-related media has contributed to a flood of incorrect information and questionable-to-say-the-least protest techniques. In the future, what can the Internet do to stay the course and assure a common, correct, convincing voice?

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Monthly Review: January 2012

Monthly Review: January 2012

Added Feb 01, 2012 at 02:49PM EST by Brad.

Kicking off 2012 with a day of Internet apocalypse and Wikipedia blackout, Friendzone Johnny, Indestructible Nokia 3310, Would Not Bang and “Why I Love X, But Hate Y” parodies plus more!

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Know Your Meme Community Survey

Know Your Meme Community Survey

Added Jan 06, 2012 at 03:32PM EST by Brad.

With the new year of 2012 upon us, we would like to take some time to look back upon Know Your Meme’s site features and editorial direction thus far. Please fill in your response to the following questions; we will read all the suggestions!

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Q&A With Douglas Reinhardt, Creator of "F**k Yeah! Ryan Gosling"

Q&A With Douglas Reinhardt, Creator of "F**k Yeah! Ryan Gosling"

Added Jan 04, 2012 at 02:11PM EST by amanda b..

In 2008, Douglas Reinhardt created the single-topic Tumblr “F**k Yeah! Ryan Gosling,” captioning photos of the actor with the flirtatious line “Hey girl.” By December 2011, dozens of spinoff blogs were created using the same trope. We spoke with Reinhardt to get his take on the Gosling craze.

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Monthly Review: December 2011

Monthly Review: December 2011

Added Jan 03, 2012 at 12:06PM EST by Brad.

In this month’s issue: My Tram Experience, Jonah Mowry’s What’s Going On, Shit Girls Say, Wikipedia Donation Ads, Rick Perry’s “Strong” Ad, I Took an Arrow in the Knee, Fus Ro Dah, Unimpressed Astronaut and more!

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2011 Meme-Themed Holiday Cards

2011 Meme-Themed Holiday Cards

Added Dec 16, 2011 at 01:30PM EST by Brad.

Pump up the spirit of holiday season with Know Your Meme’s 2011 printable holiday card collection, featuring Nyan Cat, Chuck Testa, Rebecca Black and more!

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